Tagged: Epa

What Are The Legal Hurdles For The EPA's New Carbon Regulations?

OPB | June 02, 2014 12:15 p.m.

MONDAY: The Obama administration announced plans to cut coal power plant emissions by 30 percent by 2030. What legal challenges will the rules face?

Oregon Presents New Plan To Evaluate Teachers

OPB | May 01, 2014 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: After being granted extra time to meet federal standards, a group of Oregon education professionals has drafted a new plan for how teachers are held accountable.

Measure To Create Water And Sewer Board Makes The Ballot

OPB | Feb. 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.

TUESDAY: Portland voters will decide in May whether or not to transfer power from city water and sewer bureaus to an independent board.

Audit Finds Problems In Office Of Emergency Management

OPB | Feb. 11, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: An audit released Monday by the Oregon Secretary of State's office suggests that the state's Office of Emergency Management faces internal challenges that could hamper disaster response.

Proposed Law Seeks To Ban "Murderabilia"

OPB | Feb. 04, 2014 12:06 p.m.

TUESDAY: A movement in Congress hopes to bar serial killers and other infamous criminals from profiting from the sale of personal artifacts.

Some Of America's Worst Charities Are Fundraising In Oregon

OPB | Dec. 12, 2013 12:06 p.m.

THURSDAY: Some of the 50 worst charities in America raise funds from Oregonians. Oregon has a new law that encourages residents to avoid these kinds of charities.

Wood Stoves Pose Threat To Public Health

OPB | Oct. 15, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Oregon and six other states are suing the Environmental Protection Agency, alleging it has not adequately limited pollution from wood stoves.

Amanda Marshall's Agenda As U.S. Attorney

July 19, 2013 12:06 p.m.

We'll hear what issues U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall is tackling as Oregon's chief federal prosecutor.

Federal Lawsuit Claims Oregon Violates Americans With Disabilities Act

April 03, 2013 12:20 p.m.

The U.S. Department of Justice has joined a class action lawsuit filed by disability advocacy groups against the Oregon Department of Human Services.

Environmental Update

March 25, 2013 12:45 p.m.

We check in with Earthfix's Amelia Templeton about Supreme Court's ruling on northwest logging roads and a draft bill that would restore tribal lands in western Oregon.

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